Tea tree essential oil has strong antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal properties. In parallel, tea tree oil has strong wound-healing and anti-inflammatory qualities. This oil is one of the best means to fight most viral, bacterial and fungal infections, including toe fungus. One of the causes of the fungus on your nails is a weakened immune system, and tea tree oil is an immunomodulatory agent that helps even in neglected cases.
How exactly should you use tea tree essential oil for toenail fungus?
Method 1. Cover a cotton swab with tea tree oil and apply it to the nail(s) so that it covers all the affected areas damaged by a fungus. Hold the compress for 10 minutes.
Method 2. Soften sick toenails by using a hot water foot bath, after that cut the affected nail(s) as short as possible. Then apply two drops of tea tree oil and gently rub it into the nail.
Such procedures should be performed daily until a healthy nail grows back. On average, the treatment takes two months.